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Administrative Assistant

closing date 30 Oct

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 05 October, 2017
Advert End Date: 30 October, 2017
Salary: £16,781 to £17,772, per annum, plus Secure Unit allowance of £2261 per annum pro rata.
Location: Emersons Green (Vinney Green)
Weekly Hours: 37 hours (08:00 to 16:30 Monday-Thursdays & 08:00-16:00 Fridays)
Job Category: Admin/Clerical/ Secretarial
Vacancy Ref: SGC0505/739/SS

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

Vinney Green Secure Unit opened in February 1995, and accommodates 24 young people of both sexes, aged between 10 and 18. The Unit has been designed to a very high standard and is structured to provide physical containment in an environment which is comfortable and attractive. Vinney Green Secure Unit offers young people a safe and caring environment, where they experience quality care, education, recreational facilities, vocational and life skills training.

A strong customer focus, a commitment to accurate word processing, the ability to work under pressure and the desire to foster a strong team ethos are key to the success of this post. You will be providing comprehensive clerical support to the Secure Unit which will include the Senior Leadership Team, Deputy Managers and the Education Team. 


Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

Please note as per Children's Homes National Minimum Standards a worker aged 23 or older is required for this post

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.